After watching the regression of Willson Contreras from over-utilization last season, the Cubs pulled the trigger late Monday night and acquired veteran catcher Martin Maldonado from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for LHP Mike Montgomery.
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The Cubs added a catcher to fill the void while Contreras is sidelined.
The Cubs offense was missing for much of the series-opening 6-3 loss to the Reds that saw Hamels leave with oblique injury.
As the major league team continues its turnaround from a slow start, let’s check in on the affiliates.